PRESTON, Kan. (KAKE) - A head-on crash on K61 in Pratt County has killed two adults and a child on Friday afternoon.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says that shortly before 3 p.m. two cars hit each other head-on on K61. Authorities say that 32-year-old William Stevens was heading south when he crossed the center line and hit 30-year-old Joshua Townsell. Stevens, Townsell and a juvenile traveling with Townsell were all pronounced dead at the scene.

The KHP is unsure why Stevens car crossed the center line. The investigation is ongoing.